# A report on Fellow of the Royal Society

Award granted by the judges of the Royal Society of London to individuals who have made a "substantial contribution to the improvement of natural knowledge, including mathematics, engineering science, and medical science".

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## Royal Society

2 linksLearned society and the United Kingdom's national academy of sciences.

Learned society and the United Kingdom's national academy of sciences.

As of 2020, there are about 1,700 fellows, allowed to use the postnominal title FRS (Fellow of the Royal Society), with up to 52 new fellows appointed each year.

## Dorothy Hodgkin

1 linksNobel Prize-winning British chemist who advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography to determine the structure of biomolecules, which became essential for structural biology.

Nobel Prize-winning British chemist who advanced the technique of X-ray crystallography to determine the structure of biomolecules, which became essential for structural biology.

By then she had been married for 12 years, given birth to three children and been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).

## Fellow

1 linksBroad concept whose exact meaning depends on context.

Broad concept whose exact meaning depends on context.

Fellowships of this type can be awarded as a title of honor in their own right, e.g. the Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS).

## Post-nominal letters

1 linksMember of a religious institute or fraternity.

Member of a religious institute or fraternity.

Only postnominals indicating honorific fellowships (e.g., FRS, FBA, FREng) are normally used socially.

## Onora O'Neill

1 linksBritish philosopher and a crossbench member of the House of Lords.

British philosopher and a crossbench member of the House of Lords.

In 1999, she was created a life peer as Baroness O'Neill of Bengarve, of The Braid in the County of Antrim, and in 2007 was elected an Honorary FRS.

## Srinivasa Ramanujan

0 linksIndian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions, including solutions to mathematical problems then considered unsolvable.

Indian mathematician who lived during the British Rule in India. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics, he made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions, including solutions to mathematical problems then considered unsolvable.

He became one of the youngest Fellows of the Royal Society and only the second Indian member, and the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

## Stephen Hawking

0 linksEnglish theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who, at the time of his death, was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge.

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who, at the time of his death, was director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge.

Hawking was a Fellow of the Royal Society, a lifetime member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.

## Michael Faraday

0 linksEnglish scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry.

Elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1824, he twice refused to become President.

## Robin Saxby

0 linksSir Robin Keith Saxby FREng HonFRS (born 4 February 1947) is an English engineer who was chief executive and then chairman of ARM Holdings, which he built to become a dominant supplier of embedded systems.

## Subhash Khot

0 linksIndian-American mathematician and theoretical computer scientist who is the Julius Silver Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.

Indian-American mathematician and theoretical computer scientist who is the Julius Silver Professor of Computer Science in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University.

He received the MacArthur Fellowship in 2016 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2017.